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Capturing Autumn: 6 Secrets for Photographing Fall Foliage

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in Photography |

Are you itching to take some great fall foliage shots this year? Don't go unprepared! These six secrets for photographing fall foliage will have you producing unique and professional-level photos that are sure to impress!

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Film vs. Digital Photography for Weddings: Pros & Cons

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Photography | Comments

Whether you are considering becoming a digital or film wedding photographer or considering hiring one, there are some big advantages and disadvantages to film and digital photography for weddings. We break down the pros and cons of both.

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Blue Skies and Sunshine: Sunny Day Photography Tips

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in Photography |

You can't always get the lighting you want and perfect weather can create light that's less than ideal for photography. Don't let blue skies & sunshine get in the way of a great shot! Check out top sunny day photography tips to make the most of photographing under bright natural light.

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Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking |

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Wedding Wednesday: How to Photograph a Wedding Cake

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Photography |

It is traditional to have a cake at a wedding and the bride and groom often spend a lot of time choosing a cake and invest a sizeable chunk of money in a good baker. If you photograph weddings, your clients will thank you for documenting this piece of their wedding, as will the person who baked the cake. Photographing a cake is pretty easy and does not take very much time to get a few great shots. Read on for seven key tips to photographing a wedding cake successfully!

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10+ Must-Have Accessories Every Photographer Needs in Their Bag

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 in Photography |

So… you have your camera and a nice collection of lenses. You have a fashionable, yet functional, bag to put this all in. What else could you possibly need for your next photo shoot? Here are a few ideas of little extras to bring with you that could turn into lifesavers.

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